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Maple sugaring is one of many water to keep kids connected to nature during winter. Photo courtesy of Oregon Ridge Nature Center.
Until young sailors return to the waterfront, keep them busy and happy with some nature-based fun. Here are just a few of the many options.
Two accident survivors share lessons learned about lifejackets and VHF radios.
Capt. Art Pine looks at some of the safety lapses that most often get sailors in trouble on the Chesapeake Bay
"We arrived as Carnival, the annual celebration involving lots of drinking and more than its share of crime, was just getting underway." --by Scott Neuman
Salty Dawg Rally sailors at Hog Heaven
The second half of the fleet delayed its departure until November 5 due to possible strong winds on the back side of the front. This group of vessels experienced more consistent winds...
Jack and Erewhon in Annapolis. Photo by Al Schreitmueller
Jack was an authentic and honest writer and an ironman of a sailor, remembers David Gendell
Photo by Annie Cassler
A change of life's direction (and the music of Wammo and the Asylum Street Spankers) has one sailor considering a move to Pittsburgh. By Steve Allan
After two years, the boat is headed toward her next life.
From Fort Zachary to Mallory Square, US New and World Report has compiled a list of their favorite places to spend time in Key West (that is, if you aren't sailing).
Wall walking--it happens. Don't judge. Photo by Dan Phelps
Are you a Permaboard? Or a Pier Princess? Hopefully you're not a Landlubber... they're the worst. By Cindy Wallach